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Ready, set, spring. Part 1

by Lauren Mote In this “several” post series, I intend to share with you the reasons why I am always smiling – and trust me, this goes above and beyond the nod of sunshine that gives me a few more … Continue reading

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Vinous, vinous, vicious.

by Lauren Mote I am posting the following menu because I just have to. Back in February, I was asked to do a private party with Chef Hawksworth (and Johnny was with us helping Chef in the kitchen) with his … Continue reading

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DB Bistro Moderne

by Lauren Mote I will be the first one to admit that breakfast and brunch are my favourite parts of dining out, and naturally this is for a couple of reasons. Firstly, I am a brilliant morning/early afternoon cook (I … Continue reading

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The Wallflower Modern Diner

by Lauren Mote For those that are unfamiliar, The Wallflower took the place of Main St’s Aurora Bistro, and now serving morning fare in Mt. Pleasant neighbourhood. There was always something about the interior at Aurora Bistro that made me … Continue reading

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Fast-er food January

by Lauren Mote Japanese Noodle: It’s not everyday you can have a satisfying and flavourful lunch for under $10 a person, let alone being treated by Chef David Hawksworth to this vary cheap and cheerful afternoon. I suspect the Japanese … Continue reading

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Chow Restaurant

by Lauren Mote As an avid diner, and passionate restaurant worker, it has always been my rule of thumb to go with Johnny, the perfect dining companion, and spend an evening marveling, or questioning the methods and dishes of potential … Continue reading

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Bearfoot Bistro

by Lauren Mote Arriving into the most well known mountain city in Canada, where does a group of foodies on a day trip escape for dinner? There was really only one choice, in fact you could say we travelled through … Continue reading

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La Buca

by Lauren Mote Barry White once sang, “I can’t get enough of your love baby…” that’s kinda how I feel about restaurants owned by Andrey Durbach and Chris Stewart. La Buca, the second restaurant opened by the dynamic culinary duo, … Continue reading

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Amoureux de fromage, anonymes

by Lauren Mote Where does an adoration of something delicious turn into a horrific obsession? Joe, owner at Les Amis du Fromage looked at me like I was a cooq  when I mentioned that my cheese obsession has taken over … Continue reading

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Chambar

by Lauren Mote Situated between high-heeled dogs-in-purse Yaletown and restored Gastown lies a culinary gem… somewhere that took me over 6 months to investigate… the need for old classics, European charm and high-end casual ambience has really helped me in … Continue reading

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